Rocca delle Macìe Chianti Classico Riserva

2012 / 750 ml. | Item #: 1446

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Primary Grape: Sangiovese | All Grapes: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon

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Critical Acclaim

SP90 Wine Spectator Sep 30, 2015

"Broad, generous and lightly oaked, with vanilla and a hint of chocolate gracing the black cherry, leather, almond and tobacco flavors. A firm grip lines the finish. Drink now through 2020. 29,200 cases made." (90 pts.)

VN89 Vinous Sep 2015

"A pretty, open-knit wine, the 2012 CHianti Classico Riserva offers plenty of near-term appeal. Sweet red berries, flowers, spices and mint meld together effortlessly. Medium in body, the 2012 Riserva possesses good mid-palate depth and a radiant, accessible personality." (89 pts.)

RP88 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 29th Oct 2015

"The 2012 Chianti Classico Riserva Famiglia Zingarelli is Sangiovese with small percentages of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon added to the blend. The 2012 vintage was a complicated one but the Zingarelli family sourced fruit from different sites to make this wine. They have also just completed a 35-hectare replanting effort. Dark berry fruit, spice and toasted almond give this wine a classic taste profile for Chianti Classico." (88 pts.)


There are few regions as picturesque as Italy's Tuscany. And there are few regions that produce finer wines, either. Tuscany is home to legendary wine regions Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti, among others, where the red wine grape Sangiovese is king. It's also home to "Super Tuscans," a category of Tuscan wines that don't officially fall within the Italian wine classification system.

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Italy is famous for its powerful, sleek, and elegant reds wines from ancient growing areas with legendary names such as Chianti, Barolo, Barbaresco, Montepulciano. Italian white wines are also gaining popularity: Orvieto, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon are excellent examples of Italian white wines.

Wines of Italy are complex and flavorful, much like the culture that is their source and the cuisine that is their match.

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SKU 1446
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Rocca delle Macìe Chianti Classico Riserva
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
District N/A
Product Location - Location-Appellation Chianti Classico
Package Size 750 ml.
Packaging - Non-Standard and Special N/A
Proof/Alcohol by Volume 14%
Brand Rocca delle Macìe
Brand URL N/A
Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style N/A
Vintage 2012
Bin Location N/A
Free Shipping N/A
Critical Acclaim N/A
Premier Pick No
Awards and Accolades N/A
Awards Description N/A
Spec. Designation N/A
Organic Description N/A
Wine Type Table Wine
Wine - Color Red
Grape(s) Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon
Primary Grape Sangiovese
Body N/A
Finish N/A
Food Pairing N/A
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
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